CBGB Festival 2012

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The CBGB Festival is a four day celebratory showcase of music, film, distilled spirits and learning. From The Bowery and the Lower East Side to the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, join them as they turn it up as loud as it will go this year during the 4th of July holiday week. July 5-8, 2012: Named for the greatest rock-n-roll venue in the world; they proudly introduce the first Annual CBGB Festival. Experience four energy-fueled days & nights of music, rock-n-roll films, insider-industry workshops, and intimate storytelling; all LIVE, all in New York City. CBGB has defined music and culture for generations of people around the world. Universally recognized as the birthplace of punk, CBGB continues to define new music and popular culture by fostering live performances & personal expression from artists around the city and across the globe.

Confirmed acts for this year's festival include: Guided By Voices, David Johansen, MxPx, The War on Drugs, Cloud Nothings, Sick Of It All, Craig Finn, The Baseball Project, Willie Nile, Rocket From The Tombs and more!

Venues for this year's CBGB Festival include: Webster Hall (Friday July 6th), Central Park (Saturday July 7th), Bowery Electric, 315 Bowery, Joe's Pub, Sullivan Hall, Bell House, Knitting Factory and many more!

The CBGB Festival will produce one of New York’s largest and most energetic music events in recent history. Rounding out the festival will be hundreds of performances, showcase concerts and music themed filmed parties & events in all five boroughs of NYC with a special focus on the Lower East Side & Brooklyn.

Attendees of the CBGB Festival will have a rare opportunity to showcase their creative talents to the numerous music fans from around the globe inclusive of leading record executives, award winning producers, managers, agents and globally published media. CBGB has always believed in supporting live music and new talent. The CBGB Festival aims to continue this tradition for many years to come.